Animo Sano Psychiatry is excited to welcome Mountasir El-tohami, M.D. and Mennatalla El-Mufti, M.D. as our Digital Health Rotation Duke Residents!
Learn more about Mountasir El-tohami, M.D.
Learn more about Mennatalla El-Mufti, M.D.
1. What inspired you to pursue a career in healthcare and what brought you to your specific field of psychiatry?
I was a very anxious and introverted kid, and that fostered an introspectiveness and fascination with the human psyche and its underbelly. Working through and figuring out my own “stuff” catapulted me into wanting to use my experiences to benefit others. Psychiatry appealed to me because it seemed to marry art and science; the art of perception and the underpinnings of neuroscience. This amalgamation of “right” and “left” brain strongly resonated with me.
2. Tell us something about you that would surprise us?
I have a habit of starting (and not finishing!) crochet projects — I currently have about 15 “works in progress” and may or may not have just started a new one..
For university representatives: Are you interested in having your students at Animo Sano for their digital rotation? Reach out to our team to learn more.